Your message on a lantern

Remembrances submitted by 11:59 p.m. (HST) on Saturday night, May 19, 2018 will be hand-transcribed by volunteers. Remembrances submitted between Sunday, May 20 - Sunday night, May 27, 2018, 11:59 p.m. (HST) will be printed. All online submissions will be placed on Collective Remembrance Lanterns and floated in the ceremony by volunteers.*Submitting a remembrance here does not mean that you are reserving an Individual Lantern for the day of the ceremony.

Please note that if you reside in Hawaiʻi or near a Shinnyo-en temple or training center, we encourage you to personally handwrite your remembrances in person.

Ten Most Recent Submissions

To: Marcelo Bermudes
Missing you everyday dad! I know mom misses you everyday too, in fact we all do. We hope we've made you proud and please continue to watch over us! Alyssa would've loved hanging out with you. Continue to watch over her, we tell her about you everyday! Love you!
Location: Ewa Beach From: Maricelle Ancheta
To: Julio Ancheta, Sr
Just because you're gone doesn't mean that you're forgotten. We miss you everyday, especially Mom. We just hope that we've made you proud in every way. Alyssa would've loved to meet you, dad, and Cheetara would've loved to lay by your side again. Miss you, love you forever Padre.
Location: Ewa Beach From: Julio Ancheta, Jr.
To: Sean Carson
I love you and miss you still. Leila is growing up so fast. She would make you so proud. She reminds me of you everyday.
Location: Waipahu, HI From: Nicole Carson
To: Mom, Sophie pooh bear, & baby Angeles
mom & Sophie I love and miss you both very much, thank you for always loving me unconditionally. Baby Angeles, when you are ready to come back again we are ready for you sweet angel, mommy and daddy is ready for you!
Location: Honolulul From: Lilly
To: Richard Black Parish Brown
Richie, Brother, nephew, cousin, friend, farmer, musician, philosopher.. May your soul be at peace now...when I think of you I will always remember your smile <3..
Location: Port Townsend From: Kim Montgomery
To: Juan T. Evangelista, Rosalia SA Evangelista, Alan J. Evangelista, Jesse Cruz, Dolores SA Evangelista, and Patrick SA Torres
Our family has never been the same since you left. We miss you so much but you will always be in our hearts and prayers. Please watch over us especially Mama, Sandra, Din, Char, Jace, Erica, Tyler, Thelma & the boys, Steff and their families. Rest In Peace, Viv, Ray, & your Family of Juan
Location: Wahiawa, Hawaii and Guam From: Vivian Kim
To: Derek and Michi Gasper
We miss you and love you very much. May you rest in eternal peace. Till we meet again, love Holly DJ and Jerome.
Location: 808 391-7331 From: Holly Gasper
To: Wally Zimmermann
Mick, As we mark another year, we feel comforted that your beloved Hawaii holds you in her arms. Missing your smile, your wit, and your love of humanity. Wishing you were still in our world.
Location: Bloomington, Indiana From: Sandy and Bob
To: Mack
Dear Mack, thank you for the wonderful years. I miss you terribly but i will be with you soon. I sometimes feel you are here with me. You were a wonderful friend, lover, and husband. Gather up the animals so we can all be together again. My love to you. Sheilia
Location: Schererville, Indiana From: Sheilia Mackeigan
To: Tracy Davis
To the best BFF ever. Miss all the laughs and coffee talks. Grateful for our 39 years together. I know you are always with me especially in Hawaii. Forever in my heart, Ho
Location: Sacramento From: C. Rizzo

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